There are a lot of cliché messages taking up space in my head. Not all of them helpful. Over the years I know some of my decisions were influenced by one or more of them without me even realizing it.
Retreat from writing or writing retreat?
You know how excited you feel when those adds pop up for writer's conferences in America and you toy with the idea of getting up at four in the morning to hear your favourite authors speak? Yeah, me neither.
Feeling all the feels
Learning about writing and actually ‘doing the verk’ are two completely different things.
We see it every day in social media. Those people who can’t help it, they have to correct typos, grammar or misinformation.
Bards and other mysteries
To say my writing has been influenced by my Welsh heritage is an understatement. Which is not necessarily a good thing.
That’s a wrap. Thanks 2021
I haven't written much lately. I have been lacking hutzpah. I think I have been suffering from Pandemic exhaustion. Is that a thing? I feel like it is. How are you feeling? This last couple of years has taken its toll hasn’t it? I want to say ‘enough already!’ Remember when we got to New … Continue reading That’s a wrap. Thanks 2021
Spring in the Great South Land
Navigating the advent of Spring in Lockdown.
Creative Writing during a Global Pandemic
This is not a blog about Covid, this blog is about creative writing.
The pen is mightier than the sword - Edward Bulwer-Lytton Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Life has thrown a few curve balls lately. 2020, to put it mildly, threw us all for a loop and this year has been like a long drawn out goodbye. I am very thankful to have survived and my heart goes out … Continue reading Tempered
This is not about how to use time in a pandemic. Like most people, I'm vassilating between functioning and faffing at the moment. It's hard to focus when you are suspended in a state of grief. Not that anyone close to me has died, it's more that life as we knew it has ended and … Continue reading Time
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